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'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Oct 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 9835 Views


Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 28, 2013 at 8:16 am | 15 comments | 9596 Views


Moms' fashion bombs

Moms have issues with fashion. Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Jun 2, 2009 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 5904 Views


College textbooks go online

At a time when going to college is more costly than ever, there is one bright spot for students: Due to the use of online...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Amit Sehgal, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 5687 Views


Walkability workshop perambulates Rengstorff

More than 30 people attended a workshop last Saturday at the Mountain View community center to discuss how to make the Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by dfb, on Mar 23, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 5411 Views


Food critic fights anorexia at home

"Hungry" is not just another book about anorexia, of which there are many. It is also a portrait of how a confluence of societal...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Loretta Micheals, on Oct 12, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 5380 Views



<B>Vera N. Kottinger Read the full story here posted Friday, December 28,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Victor Kottinger, on Mar 27, 2012 at 8:40 am | 4 comments | 5047 Views


Lice are not nice — just ask Natalie

In between homework and soccer practice, Los Altos sixth grader Natalie Lillie has a busy month of book signings, presentations...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jeanette, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 5043 Views


Time for Mountain View to read together

With the school year in full swing, the city is asking Mountain View students and their families to add just one more book...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Kathy, on Nov 9, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 4997 Views


Days numbered for city's small RV park

Dozens of residents living in a North Whisman RV park fear that they could be forced out of Mountain View now that the property...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by @Left in the Middle, on Jun 1, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 19 comments | 4566 Views


Diplomat still leads dramatic life

When former President Bill Clinton traveled to North Korea last month to negotiate the release of two American journalists,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by John Stephens, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 4535 Views


Council OKs flood basin concept for McKelvey

Though they took issue with several design details, City Council members approved a conceptual plan Tuesday for turning McKelvey...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Afshin Rouhani, on Mar 15, 2010 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 4506 Views


Local author finds sci-fi success with Martian thriller

It's hard to believe that Andy Weir doesn't work for NASA: computer simulations, mathematical calculations and chemical studies...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 4500 Views


The 'Idea Man' comes to town

Space enthusiasts, computer engineers, software designers, neurologists, astronomers, cancer survivors and aspiring entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Outraged!, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:00 am | 3 comments | 4423 Views


County libraries tout improved e-book experience

The Santa Clara County Library District is encouraging readers to delve into more than 46,000 free e-books being made available...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 4214 Views


Alta Vista student causes lockdown

A potentially dangerous situation was averted Monday when an enraged high school student shoved his mother, struck a police...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 17, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 4091 Views


The power of sexy

Some local environmentalists are deploying a new weapon in the fight against global warming: the female figure. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Rhonda H., on Dec 10, 2008 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 3810 Views


Actor Rainn Wilson hits the book circuit

Actor Rainn Wilson, who plays an egomaniacal paper salesman in the TV show "The Office," spoke at a packed Books Inc. on...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by CG, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:06 am | 2 comments | 3781 Views


Scuffle in Safeway parking lot

A shoving match in a Safeway parking lot ended not with a bang, but with murmured threats of mutual prosecution on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 3699 Views


Classes help parents help their kids

There are many ideas for ways to close the gap in achievement that exists between students from poor families and their better-off...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Aisha, on Mar 5, 2012 at 4:46 am | 1 comment | 3649 Views
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"Woman on Fire" a new Book for Sexual Empowerment
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,209 views

The Food Party! Top Ten List
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,040 views

Fee Waivers
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 896 views